Generality of Kautilyan Tenets Informed by Unique Indianness

The interweaving of philosophy with statecraft lends Kautilya’s Arthashastra a unique comprehensive approach. Even if some of the Kautilyan tenets are resoundingly commonsensical, the lamp of philosophy credibly illuminates its Indianness.

April 28, 2021

India-EU Partnership: Can the Unfulfilled Potential Be Realised?

The May 8, 2021 India-EU Summit in Portugal is expected to further invigorate and provide a fresh direction to the bilateral relationship, even as both sides grapple with bilateral, regional and global challenges.

April 07, 2021

Promoting Defence Exports

India’s defence eco-system is indeed becoming more dynamic as it strives to achieve the tough defence exports targets.

March 31, 2021

New Momentum in India-Mauritius Ties

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar’s visit to Mauritius on February 22-23, 2021 strengthens India’s partnership with the key Indian Ocean island country across the economic, health and security spheres.

March 30, 2021

Bringing the Semi-Conductor to India

With India’s current semiconductor demand of $40 billion expected to rise to $100 billion by 2025, the time is indeed right to begin production of semiconductors within the country.

March 26, 2021

The Storming of Capitol Hill: Implications for US Polity

The January 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol by White Supremacists and members of far-right militias brought to stark attention the political divisiveness in the United States.

March 25, 2021

India-Pakistan LoC Ceasefire Decision: A Thaw in Sight?

Even as the India-Pakistan ceasefire decision on the LoC is in effect, India has affirmed that there would not be any let-up in its counter-terrorism efforts.

March 12, 2021

India’s Vaccine Maitri with Africa

India’s Vaccine Maitri initiative will help African countries in the fight against the COVID pandemic and foster stronger ties based on the principle of South-South cooperation.

March 11, 2021

Jihadist Radicalisation in Tamil Nadu

Greater attention needs to be focused on effectively countering threats of radicalisation affecting India from Southeast Asia.

March 01, 2021

Changing Pattern of the China-India-US Triangle

India and America enjoy amity in their bilateral relationship, but both share adversarial relations with China. What has cemented their global strategic partnership is the threat that both countries perceive from China. This pattern appears set to continue into the medium term.

February 19, 2021